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Catholic Charities Assists in Reuniting Sons With Detained Fathers

Two fathers and two sons from Guatemala and Honduras were able to stay together July 10-12 at a Catholic Charities agency in the Bronx through a family reunification program. Msgr. Kevin Sullivan, … more

‘Humanae Vitae,’ for Half a Century, Rooted in Church’s Respect for Human Dignity

Fifty years ago, an encyclical was released affirming a long-held teaching of the Catholic Church, yet it became one of the most controversial encyclicals in recent Church history. more

In the Bronx, Faith in Five Languages for a Multicultural Parish

Second of a series St. Lucy’s parish in the Bronx offers Mass in five languages. That’s correct, five: Albanian, Creole, English, Italian and Spanish. Albanian since 2009, Creole since 2015, … more

With Young People in Mind, Pope Nominates Presidents-Delegate For October Synod of Bishops

As his delegates to preside over sessions of the Synod of Bishops in October, Pope Francis has chosen four cardinals from countries where young people are facing special challenges. more

Father Duffy Recalled as Chaplain Who Exemplified Love of God, Country

Cardinal Dolan proudly placed a wreath at the foot of the Times Square statue of a renowned priest of the archdiocese, Father Francis Duffy, 86 years after the World War I chaplain’s death. The … more

President Trump Selects Judge Brett Kavanaugh as Supreme Court Nominee

President Donald Trump announced July 9 that his nominee for the Supreme Court is Judge Brett Kavanaugh, a federal appeals court judge in Washington, D.C. and a Catholic who once clerked for retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy. more

Cardinal Visits Immigrants Being Served by Catholic Charities

Cardinal Dolan visited with attorneys, staff, immigrants and children separated from their parents on a tour of the Catholic Charities Immigration Services in lower Manhattan before meeting the media … more

Nuncio Apostólico, en el Encuentro Regional, Insta a Los Líderes del Ministerio Hispano a Ayudar a Otros a Encontrar a Cristo

El arzobispo Christophe Pierre, nuncio apostólico en los Estados Unidos, instó a los líderes del ministerio hispano durante el Encuentro de la Región 2 en Albany a llevar a los feligreses a un … more

Apostolic Nuncio, at Regional Encuentro, Urges Hispanic Ministry Leaders to Help Others to Encounter Christ

Archbishop Christophe Pierre, the apostolic nuncio to the United States, urged the Hispanic ministry leaders at the Region 2 V Encuentro in Albany to lead all parishioners—and especially … more

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Bishops Across U.S. Condemn Separation of Migrant Children

From New York to Denver, the country’s Catholic bishops have joined a chorus of organizations, institutions and high-profile individuals urging the Trump administration to stop separating children … more

Shrine for Persecuted Christians Dedicated at St. Michael’s, Manhattan

An icon depicting the Blessed Mother dressed in the traditional garb of an Iraqi bride graces St. Michael Church in Manhattan. The donated icon of Our Lady of Aradin, Aramaic for Eden, is the work … more

Six Youths Making Rosary Pilgrimage to Lourdes

Karheem Mattioli is seeking inner peace for herself and her son Nicolas. Nicolas, 16, was one of six children chosen by the Our Lady of Lourdes Knights of Columbus Council 5890 in Washingtonville … more

New York Catholic Bible Summit Soars Toward Gospel Joy

Our symbol is not a happy face, our symbol is the cross of Jesus Christ. And in the midst of that we find our joy.” So said Cardinal Thomas Collins of Toronto in a keynote address at the New York … more

Cathedral Trustees to Seek Appeal in Latest Archbishop Sheen Ruling

The Trustees of St. Patrick’s Cathedral believe the recent court case concerning the earthly remains of Venerable Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen was again incorrectly decided, and will seek an appeal … more

Catholic New York Wins Seven Catholic Press Awards

Catholic New York earned seven awards, including honors for reporting, editorial and column writing, and photography in the annual journalism contest sponsored by the Catholic Press … more

Health Care Professionals Told Their Work Continues Jesus’ Mission

Honoring doctors, nurses and other health care providers, Cardinal Dolan noted that they are helping to continue the mission of Christ, who healed the sick and who “is the healer of souls.” … more

Students’ D.C. Trip Was True Learning Experience

Ramon Centeno finished his journey through Cardinal Spellman High School in the Bronx with a memorable trip. He was one of 40 students from 19 Catholic high schools in the archdiocese to participate … more

Chirlane McCray Speaks at Cathedral About Mental Health Awareness

New York City’s first lady Chirlane McCray addressed congregants at St. Patrick’s Cathedral on Pentecost Sunday as part of “ThriveTogether: A Weekend for Mental Health,” a nationwide outreach … more

Catholic Inspiration Behind the Met’s ‘Heavenly Bodies’ Exhibit

"In the Catholic imagination,” said Cardinal Dolan on May 7 at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s press preview for the exhibit “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination,” “the … more
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